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Swim With Our Seals & More!

Get Up Close at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Get up close to our playful seals

And learn all there is to know about these amazing animals. 

Our guests adore our resident seals! The range of Seal Experiences we offer are the perfect way to get to know these playful animals, as well as learn more about them.

Seal Swim

Why not delve in the deep end and swim with our beautiful seals? Get up close and personal in your very own seal swim experience.

Outside of school holiday periods, the Seal Swim experience runs at 10:00pm daily excluding Tuesdays and Wednesdays. During QLD school holidays, the experience runs daily at 10am, 7 days per week. Includes one souvenir photo. Additional photos are available to purchase. Places are limited, so book early! Please pre-book a day and time online. If you have any further questions, you can get in contact with our reservations department:

Contact Details:

9am - 3pm Monday to Friday

Tel: (07) 5458 6226

Email: SLSCreservations@merlinentertainments.com.au

Family Seal Swim

What's Included

AGES 13+ (Proof of age may be required)

  • Swim session with the seals at Seal Island
  • Meet our beautiful resident seals and have your photo taken (One free photograph included in the cost. Additional photos available at an additional cost.)
  • Meet our passionate seal team in the Seals Fish Kitchen and learn about how we care for our seals

Jump in with one of our resident seals

  • Jump in for a truly unique swim experience with our resident seals (min. age 13)
  • Take home one free professional photo memento
  • Includes aquarium admission

Jump in with one of our resident seals

  • Jump in for a truly unique swim experience with our resident seals (min. age 13)
  • Please pre-book a day and time before arrival
  • Includes aquarium admission

Seal Encounter

THIS EXPERIENCE IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE!

Want to get to know our seals better? You can meet them, face to flipper with our unique Seal Encounter experience. Come and see how gorgeous they are close up!

Seal Encounter runs directly after our first Seal Presentation, which takes place at 11:00am daily. Includes souvenir photo. Places limited, book early!

Seals Encounter

What's Included

AGES 4+

  • Come into our Seal Fish Kitchen, see what our seals eat and learn how we care for them
  • Learn about the seal species in Australian waters
  • Meet one of our beautiful seals up close
  • Touch their fur and whiskers, look at their eyes up close and shake flippers to 'seal' the friendship
  • During your Seal Encounter, there will be a dedicated photographer to capture your experience with the seal - one free photo is included

Seal Trainer for a Day

THIS EXPERIENCE IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE!

Ever imagined working with our wonderful seals? Well, now you can by becoming a Seal Trainer for a Day!

Only 1 place available daily, outside QLD school holiday dates.

Seal Trainer For A Day Video

What's Included

AGES 13+

During this 4 hour hands on experience you will become part of the SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast's Marine Mammal Team and gain access to different behind the scenes areas plus participate in our seal presentation!

You will even receive a t-shirt and all the digital photos to remember your time at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.

Book Your Seal Experience

SEAL EXPERIENCES ARE CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE!

All Seal Experiences include all day aquarium admission!

Seal Experience Gift Vouchers

Looking for gift voucher ideas? Our seal experiences are the perfect gift!

Jump in with one of our resident seals

  • Jump in for a truly unique swim experience with our resident seals (min. age 13)
  • Please pre-book a day and time before arrival
  • Includes aquarium admission